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Education & Skills Training


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Education & Skills Training


Prepare for the next step in your career path by upgrading your education and training. The region offers a wide variety of institutions and centres to achieve this. The following listings are a few of the resources available to you.


St. Leonard's
Website: http://www.st-leonards.com
Brant Employment Centre
519-756-7665
Wilfred Laurier University – Brantford Campus
Website: http://www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=37
73 George Street, Brantford, ON
(519) 756-8228

A range of programs and courses available. Visit the campus or call for information.


Grand Erie Learning Alternatives
Website: http://www.gedsb.net/genint/
40 Richmond St. Brantford, ON
(519) 753-6079

G.E.D. (Grade Equivalency Diploma) preparation and examinations, secondary school courses, night school, summer school, correspondence courses, customer service training program for secondary school credit, adult literacy program. Fees or deposits required for some courses. Consultation about education/training options is free. For English as Second Languages courses, call 751-2059.


Literacy Council of Brantford & District
Website: http://www.brantliteracycouncil.com/
173 Colborne Street, Brantford, ON
(519) 758-1664

Adults can learn to read, write, and understand numbers through lessons with trained volunteer tutors.


S.A.C.A.P (Salvation Army)
1 Wellington Street, Brantford, ON
(519) 756-2283

Computer training courses. Fees subsidized for those on social assistance. Call for details.


Six Nations Polytechnic
Website: http://www.snpolytechnic.com
P.O. Box 700, Ohsweken, ON
(519) 445-0023

Degree, diploma, and certificate programs delivered from an Aboriginal Perspective. Also, high school credit courses, G.E.D. preparation, employment preparation, and free computer workshops.


Medix School
Website: http://www.medixschool.ca
39 King George Road, Brantford, ON
(519) 752-4859

Private vocational school offering programs in health care administration, social work, and more. OSAP funding for those who qualify.

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